Obituary: Terry Lane Slinkard

July 31, 1965 – February 12, 2023

Terry Lane Slinkard Jr., 57, of Newberry, passed away Sunday, February 12, 2023, at his residence.

Born July 31, 1965, in Bedford, he was the son of Terry Lane Slinkard, Sr and Sonja Kaye (Lantz) Blanton. He married Nancy Lynn (Holmes) Reed on April 7, 2011, and she survives.

Terry had previously worked at Elliott Limestone. He loved God and his family. Terry was a jack of all trades. He was an avid hunter and fisherman that loved the outdoors. He could always be found at the river or in the forest.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Slinkard of Newberry; children, Teresa (Andy) King of Woodbridge, Virginia, Christian Slinkard of Bedford, Hannah (Tyler) Blackwell of Bedford, Sammy Harrison of Bedford, Elizabeth Reed of Bedford, and Jessica Reed of Bedford; grandchildren, Annason, Daxtyn, Colebin, Axel, Ivory, Brightlynn, Finley, and Alora; mother and father, Sonja Kay and Lawrence Blanton of Bedford; and siblings, Tammy (Doug) Hall of Bedford,  Jathan Slinkard of Bedford, Jared Slinkard of Bedford, and Erin Slinkard of Indianapolis.

His grandmother, Teresa Barker, and father preceded him in death.

Following his wishes, cremation has been chosen.

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